Betty Lou Phillips Miles, 76, of McMinnville (Pike Hill community) died Friday, April 10 in Cookeville.
She was previously a longtime resident of Carthage before moving to McMinnville. Following her illness, she moved in with her son Timothy and his family in Cookeville where she lived until her death. She was born March 12, 1939, in Waynesburg, Ky., was a former employee of Cumberland Savings Bank in Carthage, and prior to retiring she worked for D.T. McCall & Sons located in Carthage. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and cooking and loved spending time with her family. Mrs. Miles was preceded in death by her parents Dewey and Leathie Baugh Phillips; husband, William T. “Tom” Miles, whom she married on Oct. 16, 1965; and brother, Lester Phillips.
Survivors include her son Lloyd Dean Miles and wife Mollie of Rowlett, Texas and their children Thomas, Deedra, Nicolas, Rebecka, and Cristopher; daughter, Donna Lou Baker and husband Sheldon of Cleveland and their children Kristen Taylor and Ashley Nicole; daughter, Linda Sue Styles and husband Randal of Gallatin and their son Jared Clifford; son, Paul Lawrence Scholtens of Alexandria and his son Brandon Paul; son, Rev. Timothy Thomas Miles and wife Julie of Cookeville, and their children Hannah Elizabeth and Alainia Paige; brother, Eugene Phillips and wife Betty of Somerset, Ky.; a total of 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and many friends.
Funeral service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Rick Burnett will officiate. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. The Miles family will receive friends Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of service at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) April 12, 2015